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and use tax laws and for other purposes. mr. reid: mr. president, i would object to any further proceedings in regard to this bill. the presiding officer: objection having been heard, the bill will be placed on the calendar. mr. reid: mr. president, today this august body will honor the memory of 20 first-grade children, little babies who were gunned down, most of them shot multiple times. we will also honor the teachers and administrators who were killed that day in newtown, connecticut. but we're also going to honor with this legislation tens of thousands of others who were killed by guns each year here in america. we're going to do that by voting on a number of measures to strengthen the laws to prevent gun violence in this nation. mr. president, the families of innocents killed in newtown, aurora, in carson city, blacksburg, in oak creek and columbine really deserve these votes. where do i stand on these democratic proposals? this afternoon the senate will vote on a compromised background check proposal crafted by senators manchin, toomey, kirk and schumer, all experienced l
there are different needs in different communities? and i think perhaps the law enforcement folks feel the cultures in the communities and see that come out in the adults. i would like to hear about how do you affect a culture and even in san francisco we have many cultures affecting what is valued, what is criticized. >> you know i think that richard touched upon this. it's a relationship of power and it's clearly going to differ from community to community; right. when i was telling you i was picked because because i didn't speak english or at all initially there were only about 5% of us that were hispanic in the school and wouldn't be the case if 95% are hispanic and english speaking as a second language, but i think the way that we can deal with the issue is we ought to first of all start with the notion of respect for others, and respect for others can work across the line. it doesn't necessarily mean -- it doesn'tly has to deal with the culture. is how we treat one another? and i think we have to be very clear in our educational process and the communication to our people and what is accep
some restrictions, but you guys are fantastic at bringing in laws. so, maybe you can create some kind of law. you're so good at that. you would be the country to start that, i would be quite certain. we have to go about 10 steps through parliament and it takes 20 years to change a law. i think you can do it overnight. [laughter] >> well, maybe. thank you. (applause) >> we have another answer. >> if i might very quickly. >> yes, of course. >> i have worked with aerosol with youth on murals as well as individual projects. i've also done collage. we've done paint pens. we have used a number of different things from silk screen t-shirts to making logos. my experience with these youth is you might engage them through graffiti. you don't have to use arrow zoll. it's expensive. it's anywhere from 8 to $14 a can wherever you get it. and you also have to then worry about protecting the eyes, the hands and the proper respirator which could be 35 to $50 apiece per youth. so, to me it's a really expensive way to engage that graffiti side of the artistic or creative behavior. at the same time, mon
, take a law enforcement official briefed on this investigation has said that a suspect was identified from cameras here on boylston street on the 700 block at the lore don taylor store. surveillance cameras from lore don taylor. -- lore don taylor. -- lord&taylor. this is a huge development in this case. this is a tragedy that's impacted people here in boston and all the way to the bay area. to clarify, i called the boston police department about 20 minutes ago and was told that there has not been an arrest, but then that police department also referred me to the boston f.b.i. when i spoke to them also about 20 minutes ago, they said they could neither confirm that there had been an arrest but they also would not deny that there had been one. they told me they would brief the media later today. still folks here paying their respects are cautiously optimistic. >> i think it would put a lot of people's minds at ease that the person has been caught. i think it's an unsettling feeling when you know someone is still out there. >> reporter: we are expecting an update from the f.b.i. at 5:00
design. the law offices of [speaker not understood], [speaker not understood] radio, studio 17 artists and the teaching writer. this is a great event, colleagues. i just would recommend coming down. [speaker not understood] a portion of t. if you have a poem to read, it will be a great way to share with the community. and that's just what i have today. i have a poem in a can that i want to share in honor of poems in the dome event. as you know, our poet laureate suggested that we actually have poetry here in the board chamber. i tried to work on that theme with a haiku for question time with the mayor, but now this is my term to actually open the can [speaker not understood] to read a poem. this is actually -- this can comes from frank and art mart which is actually an inner richmond institution. the practice conceptual themed art and i just love this idea. i want to promote spam. this poem is called numb and it's by jonathan greenal. the people stood quiet [speaker not understood], forging ideas, subjective. they needed worthless. they questioned the points, methods, mean and motive,
and the city can inspect before he can give us estimate. this any work in the state law, you have to have state certify anything regarding lead paint. we have the right to ask them to comply with that law. i have maintained my position. you can see the letter i spelled out in september. i would grant the permission for your worker to enter the property only workers that is properly certified and liability insurance. this is my legal right to have that information. he has refused. instead he spent the time and effort to provide those things. he has provide nothing. and now he is not -- you have to be personally certified to do the work. we just ask who is the person to do this work has certification. i have not received a single document. all the time is attacked me personally. he's filed a lawsuit in the court and acquired title. the court already ruled. they don't have an easement. he's responsible for preventing the project from moving forward. we already said we give you a document that is now filed again and again. you have to have a property certified and give us that information. you are
explaining how you make them. they are extremely addition and law enforcement officials are worried about them. thank you. >> it is 4:32. a martinez boy injured in the bombings is making progress in the hospital. the mother of the 11-year-old aaron hern says he has opened his eyes and communicating with head nods. he was in boston to watch his mom cross the finish line when the bomb exploded. his leg was hit by shrapnel and support for aaron hern is growing with mountain mike's pizza in martinez will donate 30 percent of the sales through sunday to help the family. if you would like to show your support for aaron hern you can by sharing this "get well soon badge" on facebook getting the back by going to facebook.com/abc 7 news and stay with abc7 news for the latest developments on the bombings. our news reporter and anchor will join us live from boston with a slide show with the most touching images and moments of courage on the web site abc7news.com. >> happening now san francisco authorities are on the look out for one escapee from a juvenile facility. officials say there was a break ou
and in fact there is law on this particular issue as pointed out in the reply statement. the law never requires impossibilities. that's a code from civil code section 3531. no man is responsible for that which no man can control. that's civil code section 3526. and no one can take advantage of his own wrong or in this case her own wrong, civil code section 3517. this is the law of the state of california. and the department is ignoring it. this board does not have that luxury. >> before we go on to the department rebuttal, i want to focus that we are here to talk about the paint chips that landed on the adjacent property and that's what the violation was about, right? >> no. that's not what it's about. the condition is on dr. engelberg's property and that's the wall. >> that's not what we are hearing? >> if you look at the report, it was reiterated a few moments ago. you look at page 2 of the department's report, the very first paragraph says -- excuse me, inspect or can speak to that. >> the gist of the first paragraph on page 2 is that we are not talking about lead abatement or lead
the washington d.c. newsroom, average americans are seemingly backing off the push for tougher laws, kyla? >> reporter: they are weakening across the country and here is the latest poll. 49% of americans now support stricter gun laws which is down 58% in january. this afternoon the senate is voting on at least 9 different pieces of legislation and they will expand to online gun sales and shows. it needs 60 votes to pass and based on a number of senators speaking out it looks like they could fall short. there are others up for a vote including an assault weapons ban led by dianne finestein. >> we hope to set up a series of votes both sides would like to initially offer on this legislation. >> the final legislation will -- >> reporter: the final legislation will not be hammered out and i will have what happens in these next votes when i see you next kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> according to the washington post, facebook lobbyists worked behind the scenes on capitol hill to get a provision in the new bill that would be helpful to new technical companies. they are helping to
to anything vit a.bone wasn't broken. no artery cut. >> reporter: as aaron recovers inside the hospital law enforcement keep close watch over boston. military police in boston common, swat, heavily armed officers everywhere. but through the security people still manage to pay their respect to those killed and injured by the explosions. aaron drove all wait from new york to add a flower to this memorial. >> just shocking. being from new york and what happened on 9/11. i know how it is and how people feel. want to come out and give support. any way that i can. help out any way that i can. >> a lot of runners also came become to the scene to see what was going on. others were quick to get out of the city. for the family here they don't know when they can go back to cam. aaron has surgery tomorrow to assess his wound and filling out what kind of care he needs from there in boston, abc 7 news. >> image of city interrupted. sandwich abandoned on the street where the bomb went off. frozen in time really. sipes of city on high alert. swat teams. national guard men. here's dan harris. >>
stat news 10 years and it tines border security and makes exceptions for law-abodying immigrant whose arrived at minors and completed high school. the bill is called a "compromise." >> there are changes in the weather. that is called "job security." >> wish we could have some rain, that would help a lot families and farmers. but it will not happen. sit back. relax. enjoy the warm sunshine that is coming our way even to the coast where there will be some gorgeous sunsets the next couple of days, feel friend to send some of those to us. we would love to see them. live doppler 7 hd shows how dry the air is. we will talk about the winds. they are gusty in spots. 28 at fairfield. to 24 miles per hour at napa. sfo at 20. 17 at novato. 16 in san carlos. most of the winds are coming from the north and the northwest. this is going to be the case for the better part of today as we continue our transition from that area of low pressure and the real winds we had monday to high pressure and calmer weather. transition has been quiet other than the breezy areas and there will be less of them today u
to that. and it is about state leadership, not just looking at the civil rights laws for protection, but -- and it certainly is our job to vigorously enforce them -- but it is your job as superintendent to (inaudible) even where the federal civil rights laws don't protect you. so it's a case of taking what you are doing, what folks are doing across the country and putting those on places like stopbullying dwofl .org so we can scale those up around the country. >> recognizable face. >> (inaudible) and i'm also head of the san francisco commission on women and the lieutenant governor asked about data. actually we do have data on bullying in san francisco high schools, particularly bullying among lgbt girls. so for the first time this year we've incorporated data that kevin coggin and ilsa (inaudible) provided and their suicide rates are off the charts, lesbian girls in our district. it's actually from the cdy youth risk survey. i want to offer that as a resource to folks in this room and encourage you in this pursuit of data. >> thank you. >> my question centers around the point o
investigations in the history of the law enforcement. hundreds of federal agents were involved and four and a half million dollar reward was offered. for almost three years the chief person of interest in that case was bio weapon experts steven hatfield. like richard jewel he was exonerated. he settled a lawsuit for the federal government for nearly $6 million. the government's second suspect an army bio experts killed himself before charges were ever filed. to this day questions are still raised about the government's ability to conclusively link anyone to those anthrax attacks. >>> the day after the bombings another reassessment of security at events around the country and where we're already seeing increased security in the bay area. >> it's far more than the wireless networks are designed to carry. >>> cell phones crippled. imagine how cell phone service would fair after an earthquake directly affecting millions of people. the grim reality of our fragile technology. >>> good evening to you. a whole lot of sunshine. yes, it was breezy and chilly. the sky is a beautiful shade of blue.
fellow paramedic was firefighters and law enforcement officers. quinn boyer was 34 years old. >> now to, update the investigation into the bombings of the boston marathon. federal agents scouring the scenes for evidence including picking shrapnel out of walls. a 12 block area downtown is off limits. the death toll sthandz at three, but 22 people are in critical condition tonight. it now appears devices were pressure cooker bombs, household cookers filled with explosives hidden in bags and packed with bebes and nails. police and fire unions are offering a $50,000 reward. among scores of people injured is a boy from the east bay. 11-year-old around hern waiting for his mother to cross when the bomb went off. >> di. and aaron, his sister as well as his dad were near the second explosion. the street where the race finishes is just beyond that barricade. tonight the family is at the hospital by aaron's side. aaron hern is usually an athletic 11-year-old but tonight, he's sedated and was with his dad, allen and little sister waiting for mom, catherine to cross the finish line when the first a
, elected officials, educators, law enforcement officials and leaders from the private and public sector, all of whom have traveled here from washington, dc from sacramento and all over the bay area. so thank you for being here today. we are grateful for an opportunity to come together with you to create schools and communities where young people are healthy and safe and feel welcome and they are allowed to learn and they are allowed to thrive. this day is devoted to help all of us deepen our understanding of this issue of the problem through data, through research, through anecdotes, to put real solutions in place, to comply with new state and draw laws on bullying and to measure our progress. it's a promise we want to join you in keeping to our children and our youth in california. some of you know that we started this summit yesterday with a screening of the documentary film, bully, to 3,000 students in san francisco from san francisco's public schools. the superintendent of schools you're going to hear from in a minute, he was there, i know ter theresa sparks was there, i was so
them safe and also we let the police -- law enforcement know this program is happening and when it's happening so that they're hypersensitive to it. >> i'm going to go back over here and we have a couple comments. i think we're going to stick with this topic a little bit because it looks like there's a lot of interest. i'll get back to you after this gentleman back here. and i'll hold the mic and you just speak into it, okay, sir. let me get on this side of it and go ahead. >> don't wait until somebody gets assaulted like i did. make sure you're proactive about that issue. since i was jumped in june, what we do is a recon so we know where all the gang tags are because they're a problem. so, i make out a list. i draw out a map. i know how to hit them in 45 minutes or less. i want my officers back out on the street. i don't want them baby-sitting me. but i never go in alone again. i carry some protection. i get a three-vehicle escort. our police department is all behind this. i use magnetic signs on my vehicle now and i always wear a safety vest. never go alone. we set up five differ
of developments in the investigation into whoever did this. >> law enforcement soursz tell abc news they now have a clear image of the man they're working to identify they believe could be the suspect. in a major break in the investigation you coming after the process of going frame by frame through more than 2000 images taken of, and in the crowds near the finish line. boston's abc station reporting that the key video leading to this suspect was captured on surveillance cameras outside of a lord & tailor department store. more evidence surfacing. the lid to at least one of the bombs reportedly found on a roof top, analyze add long with electronic components and slappel -- shrapnel from the blast. so many are still in mourning. hundreds gathered to remember the youngest of those killed 8-year-old martin richard. >> it's confusing and painful. we're strong. we're going to get through it. >> in massachusetts friends and neighbors are planning a vigil honoring the live of crystal campbell. >> on campus of boston university, students mourning over 23-year-old lindsay lu who lost her life as well. >>
is also crucial to restoring some semblance of the law and order to the transportation services on the streets in san francisco. and i don't believe that you're being asked yet to decide exactly how their to go distributed but i want to commits on the s program it's a success program. i do note there's a suggestion to reduce the hours but i hope i won't break this successful program. and a (calling names) >> hi i guess i'm stuck in a time warp. some people missed the fact i said a lot of critical things about your people and i'd like to thank attorney morley and others for the battle against the illegal ride sharing services that they took to the c puc. i think the doctor did an excellent study, however, the part about the ride sharing services is very much lacking. someone said there's about 2 thousand of them on the street that's correct. if the cpr allows them to become legal the market for the taxis may totally tank. if you're going to put out 1 hundred and 20 cabs you'll cover it if the thing does tank. thank you very much >> (calling names). >> good afternoon. i'm from
companies there's companies opening up on a monthly basis par there's a taxi cab company by law i don't know what the real rules are you haven't looked into that. if you see a claim you control the taxi business you look at this company their telling us they're using limousines and taxis and other vehicles for this business. every year you've raised our fees and i believe you want to suck 25 million a year out of the taxi business. we don't have a dental plan or pension or anything. i don't know when you're going to start implementing it but we need a pension and a medical plan and a minimum wage to at least match what muni drivers are making. maybe taxi drivers don't deserve is a get paid a better wage. we're part of the city and county of san francisco we should have the same wage as the minnesota drivers. thank you. >> (calling names). >> good afternoon berry. i first want to say that the t m y vehicles are going to be a dinosaur. so i think you'd better look at the fuel tanks because it's tough to fill up. i went to a night club which has a new sound system i was about ready to go home
to talked to a law enforcement agent. there was a pressure documenter lid that went up -- cooker lid that went up in the explosion. it landed on the rooftop. of this is critical. investigators so far have indicated they think one, if not two of the bombs was made out of a pressure cooker. finding another part of it and finding where it landed will be one more piece of what we know is a very complicated puzzle. pam? >> emily, since you've been there all week. and you are near a pretty big crime scene there. what about the businesses that are in that area? what is it like there? >> reporter: it's a really good question. when you look at the cars going behind me, it looks normal and then you go two more blocks down. it's completely shut off. you can't get to those businesses. we have the hotel that's very nearby. the perimeter is right on the edge of the perimeter of this crime scene. and the area that's blocked off and yesterday just to get back to my hotel after we were talking with you, i had to show them my photo i.d. i had to show them my hotel key before i was able to go. and our
identified in the boston marathon bombing case. a law enforcement force says the young man was identified at the surveillance video at the second blast seen on a cell phone at the same time the first bomb exploded. sources say investigators zeroed in on the suspect after checking cell phone records in the area at that exact time. fbi photos from the boston marathon bombing investigation show the remains of an explosive device including twisted pieces of metal charred wires and a battery. one photo shows a half inch nail and part of a zipper stained with blood. the items are now being analyzed at fbi headquarters in virginia. >> there, specialized examiners will reconstruct the device or devices and determine the makeup and components. >> reporter: investigators say the bombs were heavy and carried to the scene in black nylon bags. they were pressure cooker bombs packed with shrapnel, the lid of one apparently blew into the roof of a nearby building. similar devices have been used in middle east terrorist attacks. the pressure cookers briefly constrained the blast and when the pressure is
have complete confidence in our law enforcement agencies and yet it is always a good idea to review and refine our strategies and raise public awareness and confidence as well. and like supervisor breed, i'll be out there for the cherry blossom festival on a more happier note. and it was very windy out there this past weekend. it looks like it's going to be beautiful on saturday and sunday. and sunday's parade should be amazing as it always is, but look for me in the little red convertible with my kid jace as well, and lots of hula dancing and other activities as well this weekend. also i wanted to acknowledge, too, that supervisor breed and president chiu are joining me today in asking for support for our community arts groups and funding for the art. and we're introducing a resolution jointly to support assembly bill 580 authored by assemblyman adrian na sariian which would increase funding to our california arts council and many of our arts organizations. since the arts council budget was cut in 2002, almost to nothing, california has sunk almost to the bottom, number 50 of arts
francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the potholes because he actually knows how and he's the only mayor in city history that can say he actually knows every single city street because his crews probably paved them. i have had the privilege of working alongside ed for many years in city government. he has always been a cherished colleague and friend to everyone in city hall. he's done the job, he gets the job done, never wanting credit, just the satisfaction of doing the right thing for the people he serves in the city and county of san francisco. i was thinking about the introduction of mayor ed lee lastity and we'll taking the time to think about ed as mayor and ed as leader. i've been lucky to know ever
behind closed doors. the governor signed a bill into law and my office and the l.a. county sheriff have committed to keeping track and data of crimes that occur involving the internet or social media because we frankly don't have good data around that, particularly involved with crime so for the next couple of years we do will a lot of data collection and working with law enforcement and they're doing it and address this problem from evidence and outcome based area. thank you. >> thank you. >> no name other than more work for nance's staff. -- >> what we do in oakland -- i don't think bullying is more than a school issue. this is bully center thed. there is a way the violence perm mates across the board and i strongly believe that schools are the heart of health and community well being and the way we're going to transform this world is coming around our kids. we have a sacred obligation and kids to be safe and well connected and well known is all of us, all of us, all the time and even in the room today and the pretense and around the punter -- the question is if it came from the
crime scene photos and a plea from law enforcement. >> reporter: we are known to take pictures not just before but during and after and police say somebody knows who is responsible for this attack and we should tell you within the last half hour we got new information from cnn who said a lid from a pressure cooker was found on the roof near the scene. also these photos were shown overnight, you can see twisted metal which was believed to come from a pressure cooker remember they were packed with explosives and there were other pictures which showed not only that twisted metal but also a series of wires and you can see -- wires and you can see how small that circuit board is and beyond that, there are batteries and those are the types of things they are looking at right now and all of that evidence has been sent to an fbi lab. >> it was determined that both explosives were raised in a dark colored nylon back pass epack -- backpack or bag. >> and we have more information on the chinese graduate student who was killed in the blast. china has identified her. this is a picture from the post
]. >> the jail, okay. are you guys law enforce. ment in here? any nonlaw enforcement in here? what you do? >> [speaker not understood]. >> sweet. >> [speaker not understood]. >> neighborhood revitalization. >> awesome. we work really, a lot hand in hand in the city of phoenix with our neighborhood services department. by far some of my best friends. we get a lot done. i can't speak enough about them. somebody asked me if [speaker not understood] can come in here. i want to try to keep the media out. i'll tell you guys about that in the future, how we don't really want these people to know, we don't want it out in the media, hey, we just busted somebody because we used facebook to get them. what are the vandals going to do? everything is going to go away. we want to make sure -- i'm telling you right now by no means am i an spederth. i will not stand up here and tell you i'm an expert on how to investigate graffiti. i am not an expert to tell you how to use technology. what i want to do with you is to show you what i have done that has been successful for me to get vandals arrested. and wh
starts now. >> good morning our top story this morning. law enforcement agencies are putting with the public to come forward with photographs, videos or any information that might help them solve the bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170 at monday's boston marathon off. >> it has been two days since the bomb attacks. we're learning more about the victims' and devices used by the bombers. >> emily schmidt is joining us live from boston with an update on the investigation. >> he was never sat or down he was happy and cheerful and ready to go. he was just all around a wonderful kid. >> and boston university graduate student from china were also killed in the blast. >> investigators a not sure whether the attack which came with no warning was foreign or domestic. >> at this time there are no claims of responsibility. the range of suspects and motives remains wide open. >> the fbi began piecing together what caused the blast analyzing debris from the bomb. >> among items recovered are pieces of black nylon which could be from a back pack and what appear to be
is scheduled to travel to boston on thursday and attend an interfaith service as police and other law enforcement remain on high alert. >>> the stories of those who died are coming to light. those killed include an 8-year- old, martin richards. he was a spectator at the race along with his parents, father and sister. also killed crystal campbell of arlington. she's being remembered for her generous spirit. crystal had been going to watch the marathon since she was a little girl. the third victim was a gradual student. she was from china. the consulate refused to release her name at the request of her family. crystal's mother struggled with her emotions as she remembered a woman who was full of life. >> she was always smiling. i can't believe this is happening. she was such a hard worker at everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> reporter: third grader martin richard recently celebrated his first communion. richard's mother and younger sisters are also hospitalized tonight. neighbors say the mother suffered a serious brain injury and the 6-year-old sister lost her leg. in a
an interfaith service as police and other law enforcement remain on high alert. >>> the stories of those who died are coming to light. those killed include an 8-year- old, martin richards. he was a spectator at the race along with his parents, father and sister. also killed crystal campbell of arlington. she's being remembered for her generous spirit. crystal had been going to watch the marathon since she was a little girl. the third victim was a gradual student. she was from china. the consulate refused to release her name at the request of her family. crystal's mother struggled with her emotions as she remembered a woman who was full of life. >> she was always smiling. i can't believe this is happening. she was such a hard worker at everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> reporter: third grader martin richard recently celebrated his first communion. richard's mother and younger sisters are also hospitalized tonight. neighbors say the mother suffered a serious brain injury and the 6-year-old sister lost her leg. in all, 176 people were injured. most have been treated and release
for permanent resident stat news 10 years and the measure tightens border security and makes exceptions for law-abiding imgrants who arrived at minors and completed high school and the bill is called a compromise. >> an appeals court will hear arguments over california's landmark ban on sexual orientation change efforts. the court will take up two legal challenges to the ban signed into law by governor jerry brown outlawing licensed mental health professionals from practicing gay conversion therapy to youth. opponents say this limits free speech and sued to block the law from taking affect. >> the sun is just starting to come over the hills. it will be beautiful. >> gorgeous day. a lot of sunscreen is needed. we will have an extended period warm and dry weather coming to your neighborhoods. live doppler 7 hd shows it is dry. we will talk about what will happen today. bright sunshine. a few breezy spots hanging around and it will be clear and cool the next couple of nights and no chance of rain the next seven days. a buick picture from mount tamalpais this morning and it is bouncing away 20 to 2
immigration laws, i believe that i.c.e. will play a critical role. these reductions there could undermine our efforts to implement new reforms. i'm sure we'll revisit this during the course of the hearing. we also need to do a better job of managing our detention efforts to ensure that criminals are kept off the streets while acknowledging that the squeft ration that congress -- esqueft ration that congress launch -- sequestration that congress launched is partly to blame. another area of concern is the $714 million request to fund the construction of the national bio anding a row defense facilities in kansas. we've talked about. this i'm sure we'll talk about it more today the and i understand the importance of studying animal diseases, but i hope we can avoid providing full funding, $700 million some, full funding, to 2014 alone, for a multi-year construction probably. y building a building in lodge cal segments, taking away resources from other facilities like i.c.e. and the coast guard and fema, maybe even management moneys that we need from the department. and finally, i'm concerned by p
chimes are ripping here but d s p.s. go we're mandated by law and they're using this for an excuse to lay people off. your technology coordinator lost his job and that might not be legal >> good morning. i'm a student at city college. i want to voice my opinion on the accreditation related to city college. i wanted to give a little bit of my story are city college has given me a second chance out of high school i wasn't prepared to go straight into a four-year but the city college has provided that he with that. i'm on track. and i've bend so much and if we continue to put education, you know, aside, you know, a lot of people, you know, have the are smart and capable, you know, we're going to be i guess not giving them the opportunity to succeed. and some of the city colleges are producing some the leader and many of my peers are going on to higher institutions. so, please keep city college in mind >> good morning, mr. chairman. i'm not going to sing to you but it's a real pleasure to address i today. as it was said it was approved by over 70 percent of san franciscans. i'm talking to
a new same-sex marriage law in the country. new zealand is the first nation in the asian pacific region to support a marriage equality law and it is the 13th country in the world to do so. lawmakers in uruguay approved the marriage law last week that its president is expected to sign. >>> on capitol hill, a plan to expand background checks for gun buyers is in jeopardy. the senate plans to vote today on the bipartisan proposal but more republicans are saying they oppose it. at this point it seems headed for defeat unless supporters can turn votes around in these closing hours. the senate is also set to vote on other amendments on a gun control bill. >>> coming up, a little sports, barry zito putting his 14 inning scoreless streak on the line last night. we'll tell you how he did. >> plus, a heartfelt tribute at yankee stadium for the boston bombing victims. >> cool. >> but first, as we count down to opening day, here's a live look at the new bay bridge. we'll be right back. you kids should count yourselves lucky. we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there
becomes available we will be having meetings with the san francisco police department and law enforcement agencies to adjust our plans as necessary. >> city emergency services is already coming up with the worst case scenarios. >> i can already tell you we're already looking at do we require an extra cache of supplies. >> so you have to be prepared for the worst possible outcome? >> exactly. >> and now you have to be prepared for the possibility of a copy cat bomber. >> absolutely, but that's not new. >> they drill regularly with real life events. even world series games are events where the city goes into emergency mode. the boston bombings made security even more urgent. >> we are double checking america's cup. the plans have always been under review and it's now a fresh look for everybody. the organizers where all of the concentration of crowds will be. >> called the disney land. >> jim morrison is the medical emergency terrorism coordinator. he says police, fire and medical are constantly training for disasters like the boston bombing. >> we host at least twice a year medical training
nor the press were allowed in and even the d.a.'s office is prohibited by law from talking about it. the family of audrie pott arrived for the detention hearing of the three suspects accused of sexually assaulting the 15-year-old. the hearing came one day after the pott family held a press conference to announce they filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the suspects in civil court. the suit claims that the boys drove audrie to suicide after sexually assaulting her and taking pictures and showed them around school. her mother pleaded for the teens to be tried as adults. >> sexual crimes are not juvenile. sexual assault is an adult crime. these boys distributed the pictures to humiliate and further bully my daughter. >> reporter: the family spokesman thanked the public for its support had little else to say. >> everything in there has to be confidential. >> reporter: the district attorney's office also declined comment on this case citing confidentiali confidentiality. however, the attorney did clarify there are some juvenile offenses that are open to the public by law. >> the publi
know what happens sometimes, something is written in law but the attitudes don't change. so that is the human part, that is the part that should have consequences and not be ignored. otherwise the legislation really isn't doing what it's supposed to do, so thank you all very much. i really give a shout out to san francisco unified because they have been very, very on top of this issue, way ahead of the curve. >> thank you, gentlemen, so much. (applause). >> just a couple of comments. we're not going to take a big official break. if people need to get up individually, please do so. we have one more panel then we will take a break, a lunch break, lunch will be served at the table and you will have time at that point to chat with people and to take a break. before we move to the next panel, if i could have your attention, please, i just want to acknowledge some of the people in the room today are our law enforcement partners. and some of them have come almost directly from a funeral yesterday of a fallen hero, kenyon youngstrom, of the california hunters point. i want to
and police officers, law enforcement. i'm curious what role law enforcement can play in restoretive justice, what can be imparted as groups of people who may or may not be connected with the trauma. once you are traumatized by the school, politicians, et cetera, et cetera, then you have more of these power dynamic things going on in your head, i'm going to exert whatever power i have on these people, i'm interested in hearing about the restore
of the adjacent buildings. coming up in just two hours there will be a press conference with law- enforcement officials from boston. we agree to live on our 247 news channel comcast 193. >> a bay area boy wounded in the marathon bombing is scheduled to undergo another surgery today. 11 year-old aaron hearn of martine as was near the finish line cheering on his mother was running in the race when he was caught in one of the blast. he is in stable condition in the intensive care unit. here in the bay area, his grandmother says she was shocked to learn what happened to him. >> he liked to go places and he was not comfortable that he he was going to be safe. we were just trying to make the best of it. we have to trust and our government and hope the president obama will take care of this for us. he plays football, baseball, basketball. he really likes boards. >> aaron is in stable condition in intensive care unit. the family was in boston for another week for follow-up surgery. students and teachers at there is no school are looking into how they can help the family. the city of martina's as a cl
hearings going on. >> reporter: by law none of the parties involved can discuss a detention hearing held this morning for the three teenage suspects accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old audrie pott, because those suspects are considered minors. we do know that the pott family was present and that everyone was told by the judge that everyone needed to make sure no details got out. a short time later, the family cancelled a planned interview with nbc news today. yesterday audrie's mother, father and stepmother announced they filed a civil lawsuit against the three teens, saying by sexually assaulting audrie while she was drunk last labor day weekend and showing pictures of the assault at school, they drove the 15-year-old girl to suicide. in addition to the civil suit, the family is pushing hard to have the teen suspects tried as adults. >> these types of crimes are not juvenile. sexual assault is an adult crime. these boys distributed the pictures to humiliate and further bully my daughter. >> reporter: today the family spokesman reiterated the issue of confidentiality. >> everythin
of support for the marathoners hurt and killed in boston. >> plus bay area law enforcement take a closer look at their communication readiness in the event of an act of terror. go to ktvu.com for the very latest video and images that we're getting in from boston. >> developing news now, some residents in the south bay are being urged to conserve energy after police say someone sabotaged a phone distribution center. and john fowler is live in santa clara county, john fowler has the story now. >> reporter: police say they are looking for someone with the technology knowledge. 1:26a.m. someone cut fiberoptic cables. first knocking out several 911 dispatch systems including gilroy's emergency police line which is still now. a moment later another cable cut sent phone and data systems down. >> they knew where to go for the fiberoptic, they knew where to cut. they also were able to take out very critical parts of the pg & e substation. >> reporter: the attacker used a high powered rifle, 30 to 40 shots. severely damaging five transmission banks at the sub station. pg & e said no one lost power. but
of homeland security warned law enforcement in 2004 and 2010 the terror attacks using pressure cookers and improvised devices. but just because it was used in boston doesn't necessarily point to overseas terrorism. the fact that white smoke and not black smoke came from the blast just it was probably not a more sophisticated device usually associated with foreign terror attacks. >> generally a white or gray smoke will indicate a commercial explosive because traditionally, again for the most part, all of the military explosives are petroleum based, so that oil burning or detonating will create a black oil or dark smoke. >> they haven't ruled out the possibility that if the domestic style or or mobile. directions and equipment for the bomb can easily be found online. >> well, some foreign terrorists are quick to take credit for massive disaster that it was caused. >> and that hasn't happened in this case. the investigation could be a long one. >> you can expect to see extra police officers patrolling the bay area transit. and linda tells us, that's all. >> san francisco police remain on
that they were happy to be alive. >> law-enforcement is working hard. investigators are trying to determine if this was a domestic or foreign terrorist. the bombers used kitchen pressure cookers >> pam: a critical piece to all of this, we all know that a pressure cooker is a fact of and these terrorist sort of tax because it heats the steam out really high and, when the bomb goes off with the pressure cooker this whole 10 a 12 lb. piece of metal becomes shrapnel and this is self and books, people becoming a weapon. >> pam: >> reporter: there and it's more popular just for cooking in certain countries. you could fit quite a bit in the air, its heavy heavy-metal and when this thing exposed watch out. you also have this all off sheet object becoming a weapon! >> reporter: one of these was quinn to be used in the 2010's square tax it is becoming more and more popular unfortunately. >> pam: we will bring you the latest update tehran kron 4 as well as our new shem own web site kron 4 beckham (laughter) www.kron4.com >> pam: after hours of uncertainty american airlines fix the glitch by 2:00 this
authority granted by state law, state charter which says they have their own building department, they issue their own permit, planning department. it is a separate government organization. >> the primary mission as described by state land, number one, to provide for maritime commerce, navigation. no. 2, it is to protect natural resources. third, it provides facilities that attract people to the waterfront. that is what the state land commission is. the port does not share a budget with the city. they cannot collect any tax revenue. they do not have any taxing authority. the port lives and dies by the revenue it generates on the port property. >> how is the ferry building doing in terms of creating revenue? >> it has been phenomenally successful. we are fully leased. the active merchants are incredibly happy to be part of the vibrant community. >> this is one of the most see places in san francisco. anybody who comes here from out of town, you have to walk through the ferry building. >> there are a lot of visitors here. definitely a lot of locals, too, who feel strongly about the connection
to anything vital. the bone wasn't broken and no arteries were cut. >> as aaron recovers in the hospital, law enforcement keep close watch over boston. military police in boston common, s.w.a.t and heavily armed officers everywhere. through the security people still managed to pay their respects to those killed and injured by the eke plosion. explosion. aaron jasper drove from new york to add a flower to this memorial. >> shocking being from new york and we know how it is. i know how people feel. i wanted to come out and give support anyway i can and to help out anyway i can. >> a lot of runners came back to the scene to see what was going on and others were quick to get out of the city. as for the hern family, they don't though when they will be able to go back to california. aaron has a surgery tomorrow to assess his wound examine will figure out what kind of care he will need from there. ama dates, abc7 news. >> people are showing their support for aaron by sharing this get well soon badge on their facebook pages. you can share the badge by going to facebook.com/abc7 news. ama spent time a
task force with the force of law to make this happen. san jose is doing it. london, berlin, pares, all the major cities have done this. so, i'd like to urge the board of supervisors to have a plan to make this happen and happen quickly. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >>> my name is eugene gordon, jr. redress conditions reflect environment review. dictionary tends to provide dictionary -- dictatorial [speaker not understood]. we the people have addressed so many times. [speaker not understood] education, schooling, work is based upon capital currency [speaker not understood]. monopoly capitalist, imperialist, racialist, [speaker not understood], surrounding planet earth sovereign nations with military basins defending its interests. witness 77 6 victory of african-american negro slave owners, declaration of independence, [speaker not understood] amendment of the constitution, fortification of the nation. this is such a timing for heart beat cloaked, environment review with this media entertainment, advertising industry, supernatural in party, opposition, an aura of fascist
stakes consequence and it is anti-bullying laws and et cetera it is more likely children are actually not going to speak up, and it causes this sweeping under the rug and i just think this needs to be addressed and i wanted to thank you for your comment about connecting the false assumption that bullying is always linked to suicide. that's something that was talked about at the federal summit that we need to separate these two issues out to some extent and one of the things -- well, i will just ask -- i guess my question is -- sorry. so much to share -- >> i thought something that was interesting and i am trying to remember what i wanted to say i wanted to say our approaches are converging in opposite ways and students feel safe to get the bullying addressed but the policies are punitive and high stakes and we know that zero tolerance is not the case and makes things work and gives a one week vacation. you can leave school for a week, have fun and when you come back you get to do what you did before. thank you. >> thanks. one thing i always thought disciplining kids you is you hav
cut. >> as aaron recovers in the hospital, law enforcement keep close watch over boston. military police in boston common, s.w.a.t and heavily armed officers everywhere. through the security people still managed to pay their respects to those killed and injured by the eke plosion. explosion. aaron jasper drove from new york to add a flower to this memorial. >> shocking being from new york and we know how it is. i know how people feel. i wanted to come out and give support anyway i can and to help out anyway i can. >> a lot of runners came back to the scene to see what was going on and others were quick to get out of the city. as for the hern family, they don't though when they will be able to go back to california. aaron has a surgery tomorrow to assess his wound examine will figure out what kind of care he will need from there. ama dates, abc7 news. >> people are showing their support for aaron by sharing this get well soon badge on their facebook pages. you can share the badge by going to facebook.com/abc7 news. ama spent time at the bomb site today. she tweeted the picture of t
that violates the law from seven days to 15 days to provide more flexibility and enforcement. it also provides the director and the commission the power to require a sound test as a condition of a permit. in addition it provides the director with the ability when a club changes hands into a new place of entertainment permit is required to provide a provide temporary place of entertainment permit to bridge the gap for the business so the business does not have to shut down. these are a few examples. there are other provisions in the legislation as well. today i did introduce substitute legislation and one additional amendment to provide the director of public health with more administrative authority to enforce noise violations on corner streets. right now there is not enough flexibility in that enforcement and we're doing that. as i indicated i worked closely with staff to come up with the legislation. we also worked with the police department before introductions of the legislation. the small business commission did vote unanimously to support the legislation. i am happy to get your
the best way to weigh in on the chambers by city college. i have many who feel the impacts of the law and the changing of legislation it's difficult to figure out what's the right pathway to take. i want to thank the supervisor for bringing this forward. one of the things i feel strongly about it making sure that city college is really relevant to our diverse businesses in san francisco. and i think based on the numbers that have been shown by advocates from the accountability it looks like despite the great work and effort we still have an achievement gap that exists for diverse group in san francisco. i think it's important that we emphasis where it needs to be focused on infect and making sure our diverse groups can have a better opportunity at city college. i want to propose to the resolution and it's just adding a whereas clause on page 2 line 6 and i have copies i can share with members of the committee. the first one is as well as the 2012 report for reporting for community colleges aa cc menace the city gap with significantly fewer african-american and pacific islanders transf
? >> that is right. law enforcement officials tell us it was flagged at a remote mail screening facility for mail sent to the white house. the f.b.i. says the letter mailed to the president was preliminarily tested positive for ricin a potentially lethal poison but it has to undergo further laboratory testing a day after another letter potentially laced with the chemical was sent to the office of a mississippi senator. that letter and both are dated april 8 and postmarked from memphis with similar wording. >> i remind you these investigations both of the bombings in boston and the letters in question here are just underway. i would point to the statement by the f.b.i. that they have made, they have no indication of a indication between the two. >> senate offices are on partial lockdown after the discovery of suspicious packages. the police investigation centers now on the offices of senator richard shelby in the russell senate building and joe manchin in the heart senate office building. the lockdown is unrelated to the incident involving the president's letter. >> thank you so much, we want to t
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